Monthly Archives: September 2017

Be in the Know About Insurance Coverage

“Am I covered for my routine eye exam? I do have medical insurance.” This is a very common question. Insurance coverage can be very confusing! There are so many different types of plans, and vision coverage can be tricky to understand. Let’s try to clarify a few key points. The key to determining whether medical… Read More


Meet Dr. Mackenzie Sward

Mackenzie M. Sward, M.D.

We are proud to welcome Dr. Mackenzie Sward to Milwaukee Eye Care. We are so thrilled about the experience she brings to our staff and patients. She is a comprehensive ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease. She also performs minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and surgical treatment of eyelid disorders. Here’s… Read More


Principles of Diverse Pupils

Photo of different pupils

Round, oval, slit-shaped… Animals have pupils of many sizes and shapes. Why the difference? What makes one type of pupil more favorable than another? The pupil is an adjustable aperture which helps the brain cut down or increase the amount of light entering the retina allowing us to get a more defined image. As you… Read More


A shot in the eye? Intravitreal Injections, What are They?

There has been a lot of buzz at Milwaukee Eye Care recently about new treatments for conditions such as wet macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and macular edema. The use of intravitreal injections has become more commonplace in recent years and are providing help for conditions that we previously had little success treating. Intravitreal literally means… Read More


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